Every year, almost four million women and girls in Latin America risk their lives by having an abortion that is illegal and unsafe. Latin America has the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive laws against abortion in the world—and also the highest incidence of unsafe abortion. The...Read more
Every year, almost four million women and girls in Latin America risk their lives by having an abortion that is illegal and unsafe. Latin America has the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive laws against abortion in the world—and also the highest incidence of unsafe abortion. The...Read more
The 47th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development ended early Saturday morning with a call from governments to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights as key priorities for sustainable development. The Commission urged world leaders to integrate these...Read more
The 47th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development ended early Saturday morning with a call from governments to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights as key priorities for sustainable development. The Commission urged world leaders to integrate these...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, where nations across the globe declared that reproductive rights are human rights. Now, as governments gather this week at the United Nations for the annual Commission on Population and Development (...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, where nations across the globe declared that reproductive rights are human rights. Now, as governments gather this week at the United Nations for the annual Commission on Population and Development (...Read more
Having a voice at the United Nations can be a very complicated affair for countries, non-governmental organizations, and—most of all—individuals. Even though I am a law professor and teach a course on international human rights, nothing has better prepared me for understanding the true meaning of...Read more
Having a voice at the United Nations can be a very complicated affair for countries, non-governmental organizations, and—most of all—individuals. Even though I am a law professor and teach a course on international human rights, nothing has better prepared me for understanding the true meaning of...Read more
It’s nearly impossible to work in sexual and reproductive health and rights today without hearing the word “Cairo.” Twenty years ago in Cairo, Egypt, 179 governments agreed—for the first time—that ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of all must be central to global...Read more
It’s nearly impossible to work in sexual and reproductive health and rights today without hearing the word “Cairo.” Twenty years ago in Cairo, Egypt, 179 governments agreed—for the first time—that ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of all must be central to global...Read more